McHenry County Bicycle Accident
On Wednesday (June 30, 2021) there was a bicycle accident in Woodstock. This bicycle accident in Woodstock resulting in injuries considered to be life-threatening in nature.
The crash involved a collision between the bike and a car. This bicycle accident in Woodstock is discussed in a variety of media sources, including the July 1, 2021 Lake & McHenry County Scanner article titled “Bicyclist suffers life-threatening injuries after being struck by car in Woodstock.” An excerpt:
A bicyclist was hit by a car Wednesday evening in Woodstock and suffered life-threatening injuries that required a medical helicopter to land near the scene, officials said.
The Woodstock Fire-Rescue District and Woodstock Police Department responded around 7:17 p.m. Wednesday to Dean Street and Lucas Road in Woodstock for a report of a vehicle crash.
A spokesman for the Woodstock Fire-Rescue District said crews arrived to find a small passenger vehicle in the intersection.
Crews also located an unconscious male victim, who had been riding a bicycle, down on the roadway.
Paramedics began immediate lifesaving measures on the bicyclist, who had suffered multiple traumatic injuries in the collision.
The bicycle rider was then flown to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville for medical treatment. His injuries were considered to be life-threatening in nature.
The reason for the collision has not been publicly disclosed at this time. The accident investigation is being conducted by the Woodstock Police Department and Major Crash Assistance Team (MCAT).
Additional Details Regarding This Woodstock Bicycle Accident
Additional details and possible updates concerning this bicycle accident in Woodstock can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above.
Reasons for bicycle accidents, typical injuries resulting from such crashes, and steps to take if injured in an accident are discussed on the “Bicycle Accidents In McHenry County” page. McHenry County bicycle accidents are summarized in posts found under the “bicycle accidents” category.